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Programmer Mel Lipton

Mel Lipton

Host of:
Jazz Party [Saturday 4pm-8pm]

Mel Lipton was born in New York City in 1933 and he was there through the 40's and 50's, hearing most of the jazz greats live at venues such as The Royal Roost, Birdland, and Bop City. He moved to Miami from Houston, Texas, and became affiliated with the station 1995. Going from a business career to becoming a jazz DJ was an opportunity he only fantasized about as he was a great fan of legendary Symphony Sid and the other great DJ's. He's a graduate of Tulane University in New Orleans.

He plays the clarinet in the privacy of his own closet so as not to offend anyone.

Check out Mel's top ten CD picks to get any party swingin'!

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